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Wednesday Writs for May 15

This week’s Wednesday Writs include the backstory of Miranda, history making beauty queens, good news for ninjas and hippies, dumb criminals, and more.


The Photoshop Lawyer

Another bar discipline report leaves Burt Likko reeling in slackjawed amazement.


Bad Attorney Advertistements, Part 4

Renting a high-quality video camera setup and hiring a guy to operate it must be substantially more expensive than I would have first assumed.


Stephen Glass Update

So, that Stephen Glass guy. Tried to become a lawyer. Whatever happened to him?


Sometimes The Headline Says It All

By chance, sometimes the U.S. News and World Report rankings provide actual insight validated by empirical evidence. This is one of those times.


Dreaming of the Guild

Now, before you get all in a huff about the California Supreme Court admitting an undocumented alien to practice law, at least read Burt Likko’s digest of the ruling.


Lies, Damned Lies, and Bar Applications

A few thoughts on recovering one’s reputation for good moral character from very public past misdeeds. There should both a skeptical eye cast towards those who have been dishonest in the past and room for redemption from mistakes made in the past — but when does the latter overcome the former? Is it enough to have stayed out of trouble?